Special Event Train Rides

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Entertainment on Rails!

Our Special Event Train Rides add an element of fun and excitement to an already enjoyable ride! Special themed train ride experiences on our Market-Day Trains will thrill all ages. In addition, our Long-Weekend Steam Train excursions will satisfy your desire to see and ride in our No. 9 Historic Steam Engine. Tell your friends, get your tickets, and climb aboard! We look forward to seeing you!

Special Events 2017 At a Glance

For more details about each event, see the event News below.

 

Summer

SteamFest
July 1, 2, 3

Twister Tuesday
July 4, 11, 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Great Train Robbery
July 6, 13, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Mennonite Farm Tours
July 4, 11, 25
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Christmas in July
July 18, 20, 22

 

 

 

Autumn

Labour Day Steam Trains
Sept 3, 4

 

Winter

 

To be Announced  

Special Event News

Events to create memories for a lifetime!

Maple Syrup Festival Trains

Maple Syrup Festival Trains

When: April 1st Departure: 8:00AM, 10:00AM and 12:00PM Leaving From: St. Jacob's Market Station Route: From St Jacobs Market to Elmira Station. A train to Maple Syrup, Apple Fritters, sugar-bush rides and more fun! For the ninth year in a row, we will return to the...

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SteamFest Trains

SteamFest Trains

Time: 10:00AM & 2:00PM When: July 1st, 2nd & 3rd Duration: 2 Hours Leaving From: St Jacobs Market Station Our SteamFest train festivities! We're celebrating Canada's 150th Anniversary of Confederation by bringing our Number 9 Steam Engine out for 6 runs...

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Easter Bunny Trains

Easter Bunny Trains

When: April 15th Departure: 10AM, 12PM and 2PM Leaving From: St Jacobs Market Station See the Easter Bunny! Watch the amazement in your family's eyes as the train rolls through the most beautiful countryside in Ontario. Tickets will sell out...

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St Patricks Night Train

St Patricks Night Train

When: March 17 Departure: 8:00PM Leaving From: St. Jacob's Museum Station Duration: 1.5 hours Route: Non-stop trip from the St. Jacobs Village to Elmira and back. Celebrate St Patricks Day on board the train! This trip is a non-stop leisurely ride to the St. Jacobs...

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Christmas in July

Christmas in July

Times: 10AM, 12PM and 2PM When: July 18, 20 and 22 Leaving From: St Jacobs Market Station You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout we're telling you why, Santa will be dropping by and riding the train! He's checking in to chat with all the boys...

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Winter Night Train

Winter Night Train

Time: 8:30PM When: Dec 30th Duration: 1.5 - 2 hours Route: Round-trip from the St. Jacobs Village to Elmira and back. No Stops. Leaving From: St. Jacob's Village Station, Railway Museum & Restoration Shop Join us for our first Winter Night Train! The train will...

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